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Antiparasitic herbs used in west regions of Ilam province located in west of Iran

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(2014) Antiparasitic herbs used in west regions of Ilam province located in west of Iran. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. S764-S769. ISSN 22221808 (ISSN)

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Objective: To identify antiparasitic medicinal plants used by people in southern regions of Ilam province in Iran. Methods: This study was carried out using questionnaire and interview method between February 2012 and April 2013 and also by means of public resources. Along with distributing questionnaires herbarium specimens of each plant were collected and then their genus and species were determined in the Natural Resources Research Center of Ilam province. Results: A total of 19 medicinal plants used as antiparasitic plants belonged to 14 families were identified in southern regions of Ilam province. Majority of antiparasite herbs were related to Compositeae (11), Rosaceae (11), Solanaceae (11), Liliaceae (11), and Asteraceae (11) families. Aerial parts with 28 were the most plant organs used for the treatment of parasitic diseases. Results of this study showed that infusion with 83 is the most popular form of herbal medications in southern regions of Ilam province. Conclusions: The report of medicinal plants belonged to northern regions of this province may provide necessary condition for researchers to identify effective substances and to study the clinical effects claimed for these plants and their effective substances on different parasitic diseases while traditional effects of these plants are documented. © 2014 Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press.

Item Type: Article
Rafieian-Kopaei, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Ilam province Iran Medicinal plants Parasitic diseases cannabis herbaceous agent plant resin Allium akaka Amygdalus arabica Amygdalus lycioides Artemisia herba alba Artemisia sieberi Article Astrangulus golicucanthus Bieberstelnia multifida Consolida orientalis drug effect Euphurbia graminifolius flower fruit garlic herb herbal medicine human Nerium oleander parasitosis Pistacia atlantica plant bulb plant identification plant leaf plant root plant stem Prangos ferulacea questionnaire Salsola rigida Saturiya khuzistanica watercress
Page Range: S764-S769
Journal or Publication Title: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 4
Number: S2
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ISSN: 22221808 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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